Dog Friendly Nova Scotia

Dog Friendly Nova Scotia

Need help deciding where to stay, play, or eat with your dog in Nova Scotia? Get the scoop on our favorite pet friendly hotels, restaurants, and activities in Nova Scotia below!


There are 564 pet friendly hotels in Nova Scotia. You'll find information on all the most popular pet friendly hotels, vacation rentals, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds in Nova Scotia below.

Pet Friendly The Westin Nova Scotian in Halifax, NS
The Westin Nova Scotian is pet-friendly! Two pets up to 40 lbs are welcome for no additional fee. Both dogs and cats are accepted. Four-legged guests may not be left in rooms unattended and are not permitted in Harbor-View rooms. Guests traveling with pets are assigned to rooms on the second and third floors. Dog beds, bowls and treats are available. A park is located in front of the hotel, and waste bags are provided. For same day arrivals, please call 877-411-3436 to confirm availability of a pet-friendly room.
Pet Friendly 2-Bedroom Renovated School House  on Lake in Cape Dauphin, NS
This 2-bedroom vacation rental in Cape Dauphin allows pets of any size for a fee of $78.52/stay, plus the standard cleaning fee of $59.66/stay.
Pet Friendly Old Orchard Inn & Spa in Wolfville, NS
Old Orchard Inn & Spa allows two dogs up to 80 lbs for an additional fee of CAD 25 per stay. Guests traveling with dogs will be assigned to rooms on the ground floor. Dogs are also allowed in cabins. Dogs may be left in the room unattended, but must be crated to receive housekeeping services. There are grassy areas for pet relief on the property. Cats are not permitted. For same day arrivals, please call 877-411-3436 to confirm availability of a pet-friendly room.


Don't leave Fido in the hotel room when it's time for dinner. There are 8 dog friendly restaurants in Nova Scotia. A handful of our favorite sidewalk cafes, coffee shops, bars, and other eateries in Nova Scotia that welcome Fido to join at an outdoor table are listed below. Bon appetit!


Get out and play! There are 27 dog friendly activities in Nova Scotia. You'll find information on our favorite dog parks, beaches, hiking trails, tours, stores, and lots of other "animal attractions" in Nova Scotia below.

Pet Friendly Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, NS
Point Pleasant Park is one of Halifax Regional Municipality's great civic spaces. It is the largest forested park on the Halifax peninsula and offers fine views of the Atlantic Ocean. It is also one of about 7 off leash parks for dogs in the HRM - and the oldest dog park in Halifax. There is an off leash part and a "no-dogs at all after 10am" part, so consult the well marked signage inside the park.
Pet Friendly Lions Park in Burrum Heads, AU
Burrum Heads Lions Park.....Dogs allowed in Lions park on a leash, Adjoining beach suitable for dogs off the leash, Dog clean up bags available near the Lions park sign. Burrum Heads is a 30 min drive from Hervey bay
Pet Friendly ElderDog Canada in Rose Bay, NS
Travellers and their canine companions are welcome to enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the home of ElderDog Canada close to Lunenburg and Rose Bay in Nova Scotia?s picturesque Lunenburg County. Walk trails through field and forest, swim in the sheltered cove, have a picnic by the shore. No fee. Donations to ElderDog Canada appreciated. **Day visits only. No washroom facilities. Please call ahead: 1-855-336-4226**
Pet Friendly Dartmouth Crossing in Dartmouth, NS
Dartmouth Crossing is a shopping center with a difference, lots of their stores are dog-friendly. Many stores at Dartmouth Crossing welcome leashed, well-behaved pets inside. Just look for the “Pet Friendly Store” decals on the front door to see if Fido is allowed inside. Pets must be kept leashed or in carriers and kept under control by their owners. The stores at Dartmouth Crossing that allow pets are: Addition-Elle, Aldo, Banana Republic Factory Store, Bed, Bath and Beyond, Best Buy, Canadian Tire, Chatters Salon, cleo, Coconut Creek, ecko unltd, Gap Factory Store, Golf Town, Kent Building Supplies, La Vie En Rose, Life Salon Spa, Marshalls, Michaels, Payless Shoes, Pet Smart, Pier1 Imports, Pro Hockey Life, Pseudio, Reitmans, Roots 73, Samsonite,, Sport Chek, Staples, Stokes, Structube, Suzy Shier, Take It Outside, Tommy Hilfiger, Wicker Emporium, and UBreakiFix. Dartmouth Crossing is open Monday through Friday from 10am to 9pm, Saturday from 9:30am to 9pm, and Sunday from 12pm to 5pm.
Pet Friendly Tour of Historic Downtown Halifax in Halifax, NS
'Tour of Historic Downtown Halifax' is a pet-friendly Airbnb Experience hosted by Kristine. You and Fido will embark on a guided tour of the city, discovering historical landmarks and local spots along the way. See sites such as Halifax Harbour, Georges Island, Pier 21, Citadel Hill, Grande Parade, St Paul's Church and more. Because you will be chauffeured for most of this experience, contact host prior to booking for approval on bringing the pooch along. The experience lasts 2 hours and can accommodate up to 7 guests ages 8 and up. Rates start at $39 per person.


When traveling with dogs, one thing is certain. Poop happens. Luckily, there are 12 dog friendly pet services in Nova Scotia that can help you out with poop bags (or anything else you may need). You'll find information on the most popular pet stores, pet sitters, trainers, groomers, and other pet businesses in Nova Scotia below.

Pet Friendly DogRunnin EXERCISE FOR URBAN DOGS in Halifax, NS
An alternative to traditional dog walking and pet sitting. At DogRunnin we specialize in helping you and your dog maintain an exercise routine that will enable your family to experience peace of mind as your dog experiences both mental & physical relief. Proper exercise for your dog will not only improve the quality of their physical health; curbing weight gain, improving muscle tone and addressing hyper activity, it can also improve the quality of the mental health; addressing behavioral issues, relieving stress and anxiety, or general boredom. Our services and packages enable your family to enjoy your vacation with your dog along.
Pet Friendly Camp Bow Wow Halifax in Dartmouth, NS
Camp Bow Wow Halifax is a premier doggy day and overnight camp. They offer an all day play environment with both indoor and outdoor play areas. With access to online Camper Cams, parents know just how much fun their doggy is having at camp. All of their Certified Camp Counselors® are trained in dog behavior, pet first aid, and dog CPR and are certified through our Standards of Excellence Program. To ensure safety of staff and campers, all dogs must pass a socialization interview, be spayed or neutered and current on all vaccinations.
Pet Friendly Paws With Laws Dog Obedience Training  in Harrietsfield, NS
Certified dog trainer serving HRM. Specializing in positive reinforcement methods. Offering group and private classes.

Traveler Photos

Aero the Hotel Dog is waiting to check you in
Duck Tolling Retriever in the Snow
Woman Kneels Next to Dog at River
Man Throws Stick into Water for Dog
Man Walks a Wet Dog on a Boardwalk
Duck Tolling Dog Swims

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